Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Registrar. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services and Experience, with a secondary reporting relationship to the Rutgers University Registrar, the Rutgers University-Newark Registrar is directly responsible for the management of all functions of the Rutgers University-Newark Registrar's Office, including general responsibility for the integrity and security of student academic data and the effectiveness and efficiency of the registration systems and processes. The Registrar plays a critical role in helping shape the enrollment and retention efforts of the campus through collaboration and leadership. This is achieved through institutional research and data compilation; addressing appropriate technology needs; and providing a vision to adapt to changing environments, technology, policies, legislation, and the needs of the students. This position requires the Registrar to think and act strategically.
This position is responsible for and not limited to the following:
The core responsibilities of the Registrar include course registration and enrollments, recording grades and grade changes, implementation of residency requirements, ensuring the integrity of the University transcript (including production and distribution), certifying and updating enrollment status and completion of degrees, overseeing the academic calendar, and preparing and managing appropriate commencement records and documents
The Registrar is accountable for the security, integrity, and accuracy of academic records and the coordination and implementation of federal, state, University system and institutional laws, policies and procedures
The Registrar position is also responsible for office oversight and maintenance of professional standards, including budget authority as well as the hiring, training and professional development, supervision and evaluation of the Registrar's staff
The individual in this position works as the undergraduate and graduate registrar and collaborates with the academic deans, department chairs, faculty and staff in all academic units and with the registrars of New Jersey Institute of Technology and Essex County College and other partner institutions of higher education to facilitate cross-registration with these institutions
The Registrar is responsible for communication and consultation with the entire campus in order to build and maintain positive relationships with faculty, staff, students and the external community
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree in education, management, administration, or another related field
Five to seven years of managerial experience in a registration office within a higher education environment or a combination of education and experience appropriate to fulfill this requirement
Must be familiar with institutional student database system (such as Peoplesoft and BANNER), analytic tools such as Microsoft Excel, standard institutional reporting data such as IPEDS data, regulations such as FERPA, as well as other student service systems
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.